CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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Cookies from ActivTrades

Cookies are used to make websites work more effectively; we use cookies to enhance your visiting experience (for example ensuring the website uses the language you have selected), to maintain your login to our client areas and to help us ensure the content is relevant.

The table below explains the cookies we use and how they support the website’s functionality. These cookies are known as First-Party cookies as they are set with the domain of our website.

Cookies from our suppliers

We use third party suppliers to provide a range of services on our web site (such as embedded video content) and to support our advertising campaigns.

We use Google Doubleclick to deliver advertising on search engines and third-party websites and have no direct control over the cookies set by the supplier. You can read about Google’s advertising cookies here.

We also use Google’s Analytics software to monitor the performance of our web site and to measure traffic levels and visitor experience, to ensure our website provides the best possible service to its visitors. You can read about Google Analytics cookies here.

To provide video content to our website visitors we use both Adobe Connect and YouTube. Both these services use cookies, which we have no direct control over. You can read about YouTube’s cookies here and Adobe’s use of cookies here.

Our online chat and call services are provided by Boldchat and Skype, both of which use cookies which we have no direct control over. More information on Boldchat’s use of cookies is available here. You can read more about Skype’s cookies here.

The table below outlines the cookies used by our suppliers at the time of writing.

Cookies used by ActivTrades

Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
__cfduid activtrades.com, crazyegg.com Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. HTTP 1 year
Settings secure.activtrades.com HTTP
ASP.NET_SessionId secure.activtrades.com HTTP Session
__RequestVerificationToken_ secure.activtrades.com HTTP Session
countryCode activtrades.com HTTP 1 day

 

Preferences

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
lang secure.activtrades.com Used to display the correct language preference for the user HTTP 1 day
branch activtrades.com Used to show users the correct branch information HTTP 3 months
CookiesAccepted activtrades.com HTTP 1 year

 

Statistics

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
_ga  google.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. HTTP 2 years
_gat google.com Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate HTTP 1 day
_gid  google.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. HTTP 1 day
utm_source activtrades.com Used to identify a search engine, newsletter name, or other source. HTTP 3 months
utm_content activtrades.com Used for A/B testing and content-targeted ads. Used to differentiate ads or links that point to the same URL. HTTP 3 months
utm_campaign activtrades.com Used for keyword analysis. Used to identify a specific product promotion or strategic campaign. HTTP 3 months
_ceir activtrades.com This cookie name is associated with software provided by Crazy Egg Inc., a USA based company providing web analytics that tracks how visitors interact with pages on a site. HTTP 5 years
__utma  google.com This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. The lifespan of the cookie can be customised by website owners.  HTTP  2 years
__utmz  google.com This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site – so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a life span of 6 months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.  HTTP  2 years

 

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
ads/ga-audiences google.com Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor ‘s online behaviour across websites. Pixel Session
B yahoo.com Collects anonymous data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used to categorise the users’ interest and demographical profiles with the purpose of customising the website content depending on the visitor. HTTP 1 year
IDE doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. HTTP 1 year
lpv pardot.com This is used to optimize our sales experience and provide relevant PSI content. HTTP Session
pardot pardot.com This cookie is only set if a Pardot user is logged into Pardot as a user (i.e. prospects will not have this cookie set). HTTP
spp.pl analytics.yahoo.com Collects in formation on visitor behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used on the website, in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement. Pixel Session
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. HTTP 1 day
visitor_id# pardot.com Provides a unique Pardot ID. This is used to optimize user experience and provide relevant PSI content. HTTP 10 years
visitor_id#-hash pardot.com  Provides a unique Pardot ID. This is used to optimize user experience and provide relevant PSI content. HTTP 10 years

 

3rd Party

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
_bcvm_vid activtrades.com Stores a unique, anonymous identifier (VisitID) to allow the BoldChat system to recognize a particular browsing session or visit to the website. HTTP Session
_bcvm_vrid boldchat.com Stores a unique, anonymous identifier (VisitorID) to allow the BoldChat system to recognize the website user during current and subsequent visits to the website. HTTP 1 year
bc.visitor_token boldchat.com Contains a unique visitor token for Live Chat services. HTTP 1 year
bc_pv_end activtrades.com Improves accuracy of pageview tracking when a website user (visitor) moves between pages. HTTP Session
bc-visit-id boldchat.com Same as _bcvm_vid. Stores a unique, anonymous identifier (VisitID) to allow the BoldChat system to recognize a particular browsing session or visit to the website. HTTP Session
bc-visitor-id boldchat.com  Same as _bcvm_vrid. Stores a unique, anonymous identifier (VisitorID) to allow the BoldChat system to recognize the website user during current and subsequent visits to the website. HTTP 1 year
YSC .youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.  HTTP Session
GPS .youtube.com Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. HTTP 30 minutes
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE .youtube.com Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. HTTP 6 months
PREF .youtube.com Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.  HTTP 8 months